HAWAIIAN SOUL

Directed by ‘Āina Paikai

Based on the life of George Helm, the Hawaiian activist and musician takes it upon himself to persuade community elders of Maui to join in on the fight to end the bombing of Kaho’olawe, in his own unique approach.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. 

About the filmmaker: ʻĀina Paikai is a native Hawaiian filmmaker that aims to amplify Pacific and indigenous voices in media. A Sundance Native Lab Fellow, Paikai wrote and acted in the award-winning short-film, Down on the Sidewalk in Waikīkī (2019) and has now taken the lead on Hawaiian Soul (2020) with writing, producing, and directing.

Plays in

PACIFIC SHOWCASE

For many years, CAAMFest has partnered with Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC) to bring stories from the Pacific Islands to Bay Area audiences. We are thrilled to continue this legacy through our virtual festival. 2021 marks PIC’s 30th anniversary and we celebrate their rich legacy of impact telling stories and making positive change in the world.

PACIFIC SHOWCASE SHORTS

Through a partnership with Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC), every festival CAAMFest celebrates new Hawaiian and Pacific Islander…

Sponsored by